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Fresh Talent - Actors & Extras

+64 9 845 5516

5b Central Road, Kingsland, Auckland

PO Box 41331, St Lukes, Auckland 1346

The Fresh Team

Becky Tia

Co-Founder / Talent Booker & Coordinator

021 311 442

Becky has been involved in the New Zealand film and television industry since 1997. In that time she has acquired a wealth of knowledge and experience producing, cast coordinating and production managing for numerous television projects, live sports broadcasts, feature films and short films.

After discovering a niche in the extras market that needed fulfilling, Becky co-founded Fresh Talent in 2004 and the business literally exploded overnight. With Becky's willingness to go the extra mile coupled with her limitless energy and passion, she quickly established Fresh Talent as the 'go to' agency.

It is this mix of professionalism and down to earth attitude of Becky's' which has given Fresh Talent its own refreshing identity and uniqueness in the talent agency world.


Janse Ryan

Talent Booker & Coordinator

021 244 7774

Janse’s passion for film and TV started from a young age. After scoring his first video camera at the age of 14, he began filming his friends and whanau, eventually producing his own personal home-grown ‘tv series’ which spans an incredible 20 years and still counting!

Janse furthered his education and went onto studying film and being involved both in front of the camera and behind the scenes, including a 6 year regular featured extra role on Shortland Street.

Janse also has previous talent booking experience working with numerous TV shows, movies and music videos. So he knows what it’s like to be an extra or to be the one booking them. This means Janse offers a very personal approach to booking talent, which is driven by his love for working with people and the desire to ensure talent are ‘set’ ready and feeling comfortable on jobs.

Lisa Te Hira

Accounts & Payroll Administrator

021 114 0948

Lisa looks after the Fresh Talent books and takes care of the payroll for talent. She has been part of the Fresh Talent team since the beginning and loves the work, and meeting the wonderful mix of talent that comes through our office.

Lisa’s background has mainly been in office administration with a stint in the film industry as a writer and director. However, her true passion is riding her motorbike, whether it’s drag racing at Meremere or cruising with her husband and friends to wherever the road calls them.